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José-Luis Orozco Plays a Pre-Grammy Show

The 58th annual Grammy Awards will be announced Feb. 15. This year’s nominees for Best Children’s Album are Gustafer Yellowgold’s Dark Pie Concerns, Tim Kubart’s Home, Lori Henriques’ How Great Can This Day Be, Billy Kelly & Molly Ledford’s Trees and Southern California’s own José-Luis Orozco for ¡Come Bien! Eat Right! We asked Orozco about his Grammy nomination, his latest album and his … Read Article


12 Great Books for Black History Month

Your child may be awash in historical stories of notable African- American heroes this Black History Month. We’d like to add to the conversation with our list of relatable stories that will help your child see themselves in children from different backgrounds. Here we present books that feature young characters of African descent, among others, and show them working together through fictional and … Read Article


L.A. Students Take On Skechers Los Angeles Marathon

Students Run LA will have more than 2,800 students running in the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon on Feb. 14. After six months of training, this Valentine's Day run becomes a symbol of accomplishment for many students who have learned to love themselves by recognizing the power within. "I will never give up on myself again." Gizelle Pompa, 11th Grade "I realized I serve as my only … Read Article

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L.A. Parent is Looking for Amazing Moms

We had such fun last year with our Amazing Mom Makeover that we’ve decided to make it an annual tradition. Our motives are pretty selfish. We just love hearing about all these fantastic people who are mothering families all over L.A. And our 2015 Amazing Mom, Holly Carson, inspired us with her tireless support of her husband, Wil, during his battle with cancer – which began just weeks after … Read Article